RSSArchive for July, 2008

Are You Upset With Aggressive Behavior Of Your Toddler?

Are You Upset With Aggressive Behavior Of Your Toddler?

Aggression in toddlers is normal and healthy. However, some toddlers are so aggressive that they often become angry and bites, hits, kicks, punches, pulls the hair, pinches, etc without any obvious reason. Toddlers who are very aggressive-likes need special concentration and consideration. Every parent knows about his or her kids and the times when they […]

How To Encourage Positive Teen Friendships?

How To Encourage Positive Teen Friendships?

Everyone needs positive peer interaction. It helps maintain self-esteem, builds confidence and broadens one’s perspective. Not to mention that it is enjoyable to have good friends. Here is how you can encourage positive teen friendships. Get your teen involved with youth groups and activities in the community and at school. Be strong with the rule […]

Is Your Child Getting Into Puberty? Parenting Tips To Deal With Puberty Stage!

Is Your Child Getting Into Puberty? Parenting Tips To Deal With Puberty Stage!

The onset of puberty can be very thrilling and exciting for parents as well as for young people, but it can be a scary and difficult time to deal with. Puberty is a natural process of growth that everyone undergoes when they reach their teen years. Puberty is the stage of life where the youngster […]

Tips To Handle Your Stubborn Kid!

Tips To Handle Your Stubborn Kid!

Handling the kids is one of the biggest tasks for parents. In that, if your kid is stubborn, then it is the most challenging task. They will definitely do the thing if they decided to do regardless of your threatening them. For example, a kid locks himself in a room where he needs to take […]

Controlling Parenting Linked To Increased Sexual Activity In Teens

Controlling Parenting Linked To Increased Sexual Activity In Teens

Rigid, controlling parenting may be linked to increased sexual activity in older teens, U.S. researchers suggest. However, lead author Rebekah Levine Coley of Boston College said the findings were only “suggestive … not definitive” and did not reveal which parenting techniques work the best. Coley noted that more than two out of every three U.S. […]

How To Identify And Deal With Your Child's Learning Disabilities?

How To Identify And Deal With Your Child’s Learning Disabilities?

Is your child having learning disability? Are you exasperated with your kids’ learning disability? Children with learning disability face problems in processing sensory information with which their routine activities at school and work interferes. Learning disability (LD) is a neurological condition that affects the ability of the brain to perform specific tasks — sending, receiving, […]

Help Your Teen Stay Safe During Summer Months

Help Your Teen Stay Safe During Summer Months

For teens, summer months bring high-school graduation parties with friends and extended curfews allowing for later nights. This time of year can also mean that teens have more free time and could face added pressure to drink alcohol. It’s important for parents to exercise their positive parenting influence and help their teens make responsible decisions. […]

How To Establish A Daily Routine For Your Child?

How To Establish A Daily Routine For Your Child?

Generally, children flourish in a predictable environment where daily routines such as departures, arrival, mealtimes, feeding, toileting, diapering, and sleeping are dealt by caregivers only. These daily routines make the children learn about others and about themselves that give them a sense of sensitivity, caring and warmth feeling from the caregivers and teachers. Because the […]

Family Resources, Parenting Quality Influence Children's Early Cognitive Development

Family Resources, Parenting Quality Influence Children’s Early Cognitive Development

Even among low-income families, mothers with greater social and economic resources were more supportive in parenting their children than those with fewer resources, which in turn influenced the children’s cognitive performance. That’s the main finding of a new study that considers how economic factors and parenting quality jointly influence children’s development. The researchers examined 2,089 […]

Emotions In Children! How To Manage Them?

Emotions In Children! How To Manage Them?

Emotion in life starts right from a very young age. All kids undergo emotions once in a while. Moreover, kids are similar to the adults in feeling all types of emotions–happiness, sadness, anger, fear, and many other feelings. However, children cannot always understand what is happening with them and may not know properly what to […]